Trusted Advocates For Injured Workers
The Law Offices of Lester Friedman is committed to protecting your health and your livelihood.

Friedman, Lester J.

  • Partner


Beverly Hills, CA





Areas Of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation 100%

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Workers' Compensation Law, Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1977
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1978


  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 00/1976
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 00/1973
    • Honors: Honor Senior

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Best Lawyer

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • California Applicants Attorneys Association, Member
  • Board of Legal Specialization, 2004
  • California Applicants’ Attorney Association (CAAA), Board of Directors, 1990 to Present
  • California Applicants’ Attorney Association (CAAA), Management Chair, 1998 to Present
  • Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board Judge Protem, 1984
  • Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board Arbitrator, 1990

Past Employment Positions

  • Olan & Friedman, Partner, 1976 to 1986

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Traffic and Parking Commission, City of Beverly Hills
  • Official Scorer for the UCLA Men’s Basketball Team, 1996 to Present
  • Official Scorer, Pac-12 Tournament
  • Scorer, NCAA Basketball Tournament


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  • Hebrew
  • Spanish